Lake District & North Pennines

Lake District & North Pennines

The Lake District is an area of outstanding natural beauty and has been awarded UNESCO World Heritage Status.

The Lake District is an area of outstanding natural beauty and has been awarded UNESCO World Heritage Status. You’ll soon discover why, as we travel through its wild and unspoilt landscape. Our tour includes a cruise on Ullswater, a narrow gauge train journey through the South Tyne Valley and two new historic houses with their impressive gardens. Of course we can’t forget about the spectacular Kirkstone Pass!

 

Hotel: Skiddaw Hotel, Keswick (4 nights D, B&B)

The Skiddaw Hotel, in Keswick town square, is a family-run hotel combining traditional décor with modern facilities and efficient service. There is a restaurant, lounge bar and all 43 bedrooms are equipped with WiFi, TV, direct dial telephone, hairdryer and tea/ coffee making facilities.

 

 

Day 1

We leave Belfast and travel to Keswick via the mid-morning P&O ferry from Larne.

D

Day 2

We cross onto the North Pennines this morning for a narrow gauge railway journey through the South Tyne Valley, enjoying lovely scenery and varied wildlife. This is followed with a guided tour of Dalemain House and Gardens, a beautiful Georgian facade of dressed pink stone with 5 acres of landscaped gardens and parkland

B, D

Day 3

After a relaxing breakfast this morning we travel to Pooley Bridge where we board the Ullswater Steamer for a wonderful hour long cruise, taking in the stunning scenery of the surrounding mountains and clear waters. We follow this with a visit to our second historic house, Lowther Castle & Gardens, once abandoned but now an award winning attraction.

B, D

Day 4

Its market day in Keswick. In the afternoon we take a drive through the very scenic Kirkstone Pass before stopping in the vibrant town of Ambleside.

B, D

Day 5

We’re homeward bound Keswick to Belfast via Cairnryan with Stena Line.

B

B=Breakfast Included , D=Dinner Included

Tour Highlights

South Tynedale Railway • Dalemain House and Gardens • Ullswater Steamer • Lowther Castle & Gardens

 

Price Excludes

• Single Room Supplement £80

• Holiday Insurance

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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